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Old 11-21-2010, 07:49 AM
 
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When I was a kid I remember buying a pudding cake mix and when I made it, it came out partially as cake with much of the pudding either rising to the top or falling to the bottom, I forget. Anyway, it was a gooey chunk of heaven.

That mix is not available in my supermarket, or they have stopped making it.

So, I go online and check out recipes for pudding cake using mixes. They are pretty much the same:

cake mix
small pudding mix
4 eggs
1/4 to 1/3 cu oil
1 or 1 1/2 cu water

I used the 1/3 oil and 1 cup water.
What came out was a good, very moist, but otherwise normal cake. No gooey mess of pudding.

Does anyone have any idea of what I should do to get a real pudding cake? Should I use a large box of pudding and add more water?

I used medium eggs, Betty C Moist mix, Jello pudding, vegetable oil. I mixed the wet ingredients separately and the dry separately and then combined and mixed again.

Thank you for any thoughts you might throw my way.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:03 AM
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I'm not sure if you mean what I'm thinking, but look for LAVA CAKE recipes, maybe???
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:26 AM
 
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Jeeze that looks soo good and it's way to early for me to be craving chocolate
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:28 AM
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Jeeze that looks soo good and it's way to early for me to be craving chocolate
It's actually a pic from the "net" of a cupcake, but needed to show example.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:24 AM
 
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HERSHEY'S | Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

You need to look up "Hot Fudge Pudding Cake" that is how you will get the pudding like consistency at the bottom of the cake. It is from the hot water and brown sugar, with the cocoa added to the cake that makes that fudgey, pudding layer in the bottom.
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:46 PM
 
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HERSHEY'S | Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

You need to look up "Hot Fudge Pudding Cake" that is how you will get the pudding like consistency at the bottom of the cake. It is from the hot water and brown sugar, with the cocoa added to the cake that makes that fudgey, pudding layer in the bottom.
Oh, I was looking for a cake mix plus pudding mix and which other ingredients to get the separation as it bakes, but thanx for your input.
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:49 PM
 
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I'm not sure if you mean what I'm thinking, but look for LAVA CAKE recipes, maybe???
That's it, I think. I'll google it. Thanx.
I don't want chocolate, though.
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:04 PM
 
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Betty Crocker has a Decadent Supreme
Chocolate Molten Lava mix, but the ones I used to get were different flavors.
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Old 11-27-2010, 08:10 AM
 
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Oh, I was looking for a cake mix plus pudding mix and which other ingredients to get the separation as it bakes, but thanx for your input.
I've added pudding mix to cake mix many times. It just makes the cake moist, It doesn't turn gooey or pudding-y.
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:09 AM
 
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I've added pudding mix to cake mix many times. It just makes the cake moist, It doesn't turn gooey or pudding-y.
It makes you wonder why the cake mix manufacturers don't put those pudding ingredients inside the mix to begin with.
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